He’s again! ‘DWTS’ veteran Derek Hough is returning for season 29 as a brand new decide! He’ll be taking on for longtime decide Len Goodman on the judges’ desk this season.
Dancing With the Stars continues to change issues up for season 29. Derek Hough who has famously gained six mirrorball trophies, is returning to the present as a brand new decide for season 29. The 35-year-old will likely be becoming a member of Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli on the judges’ desk within the ballroom. “This present has been and can at all times be extremely particular to me,” Derek stated in a press release. “Coming again seems like coming house and I couldn’t be extra excited to be again within the ballroom.”
Because of this Len Goodman won’t be again as a decide. In mild of present circumstances, Len is unable to guage season 29 reside within the ballroom. Nonetheless, he’ll nonetheless be part of the present in a unique capability, sharing his ballroom experience from the UK. The one different time in DWTS historical past that Len was not a decide was season 21.
The thrilling information was confirmed reside on Good Morning America on Sept. 8. Derek’s return to Dancing With the Stars was teased main as much as the massive reveal. “He began with the present as a professional and has made it actually large,” new host Tyra Banks informed media shops, together with HollywoodLife. “So for him to be coming again, I believe is honoring his roots and the followers are going to be loopy excited.”
Judging dance competitors reveals is nothing new for Derek. He has been a decide alongside Jennifer Lopez and Ne-Yo on NBC’s World of Dance for four seasons. His sister, Julianne Hough, was a DWTS decide for five seasons.
Dancing With the Stars season 29 will premiere Sept. 14 on ABC. Tyra is taking on because the host, changing Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews. There will likely be no reside viewers as a result of COVID-19 pandemic and strict well being and security protocols are being applied to guard the solid and crew. This season’s celebrities embrace Carole Baskin, Nelly, AJ McLean, Monica Aldama, Jesse Metcalfe, Anne Heche, Johnny Weir, Vernon Davis, Kaitlyn Bristowe, Justina Machado, Charles Oakley, Jeannie Mai, Skai Jackson, Chrishell Stause, and Nev Schulman.